Posting Number F00286P
Position Title English Instructor/First-Year Writing Program Coordinator
Department English, Foreign Languages and Speech Communication
Salary Not listed.
Grant Funded No
Location Main Campus
Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Faculty
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired start date 08/01/2021
The Department of English, Foreign Languages and Speech Communication at
Jackson State University is accepting applications for its English
Instructor/First-Year Writing Program Coordinator position.
Minimum Required Education
Must have at least an MA. in English or a closely related field.
Minimum Required Experience
Must have at least two (2) years experience in writing center or writing
Must have three (3) or more years of teaching experience at the college
or university level.
Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications
Candidates must have a successful track record in teaching composition or
writing in the disciplines.
Candidates should have a record of service to their university and
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in writing pedagogy
and writing center theory.
Skills and Abilities
Candidates should demonstrate a record of leading collaborative faculty
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Serve in a 9-month renewable position and teach a 2/3 each academic year.
Responsible for developing first-year writing curriculum and advising
first-year writing instructors and students regarding the curriculum.
Responsible for facilitating assessment and documenting assessment data of
the first-year writing program.
Responsible for collaborating with the Director of the Richard Wright
Center and the Writing Program Director to craft faculty development
initiatives, mentor undergraduate peer writing consultants and lead
writing development programming for students and faculty.
Responsible for managing graduate writing center fellows.
Collaborate with faculty in Writing across the Curriculum and Writing in
the Disciplines initiatives.
Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Background Check Statement
Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts
background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background
checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when
appropriate a credit report or driving history report.
Open Date 06/10/2021
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is the highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
None of the above
Can you, if hired, provide proof of education?
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